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skewer


skewer

verb

Definition of SKEWER

1
to penetrate or hold (something) with a pointed object <let's skewer our marshmallows on these sticks and start toasting>
2
to make (someone or something) the object of unkind laughter <the satirical comic strip gleefully skewers many of society's sacred cows>
Synonyms deride, gibe (or jibe), jeer, laugh (at), mock, scout, shoot down, skewer
Near Antonyms applaud, approve, commend, endorse (also indorse), sanction

March 05, 2015
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